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Recovery Strategies: Exercises for Rotator Cuff Injury in Baseball Players

Hello, baseball enthusiasts and athletes! Today we’re diving into a critical topic that affects many players – rotator cuff injuries. These injuries aren't just common; they're a significant hindrance that can keep you from playing your best game. Did you know that having a total range of motion deficit greater than 5 degrees in your shoulder increases your risk of injury by 2.5 times and might even lead to the need for UCL (Ulnar Collateral Ligament) reconstruction? It’s stats like these that underscore the importance of proper shoulder care. This blog aims to guide you through the phases of recovery from rotator cuff injuries, spotlighting specific exercises tailored for each phase and offering practical tips to enhance your rehabilitation process.

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Why does my back feel worse when I sit for too long?

When you are sitting for a long time, your posture slowly becomes more and more slumped. This position isn’t necessarily bad for a short period of time, but when you stay in this position for prolonged periods, that’s where you can run into trouble. What happens over time is known as a “creep” phenomenon where a low load on the lower back over a long duration can lead to changes in ligament and tissue length and tension. For the spine, this change in tissue length and tension puts other structures such as the intervertebral discs at higher risk of being overloaded.

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Pediatric Services Offered at Kids' Perspective Physical Therapy

At Kids Perspective Physical Therapy, we put our patients and their families first. We will provide you with a thorough evaluation that assesses your child’s gross motor skills as well as recommendations for goals and an appropriate plan of care.

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October is National Physical Therapy Month!

It's National Physical Therapy Month! Don't let the cold weather coming up cause you to decrease your level of physical activity! Regular physical activity is one of the best things that you can do for your health. If pain or a condition is holding you back, contact a physical therapist. A physical therapist can help get you moving to reduce your risk of chronic disease, enhance your fitness, and prevent injuries. It’s never too late to get moving!

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What does it mean if my child is delayed in rolling?

Rolling is the first skill your child learns that moves them between different positions in space. It is one of your baby’s first total body movements, utilizing the arms, trunk, hips, legs, head, and neck. Rolling teaches your child numerous foundational skills they will continue to use as they grow to complete tasks such as walking, dressing, writing, or playing sports.

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Will My Child Ever Be Able To Enjoy School Without Being Embarrassed Of Back Pain?

School can be a difficult time for every teen, with bullying and the added pressures of growing up. Dealing with back pain can make you or your child an easy target for unwanted attention. This blog will give you information on why your child may be suffering from back pain in school and how to avoid it.

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Top knee strengthening exercises from a PT perspective

According to research, 25% of individuals over the age of 55 experience knee pain at least once a year. Knee osteoarthritis affects roughly 80% of older adults, and their treatment costs add up to a whopping $185.5 billion annually in the United States. Due to these staggering numbers associated with knee pain, it is clear why it is essential to understand how you can prevent and manage existing knee pain. By reading this article, you will walk away with corrective exercises and stretches that can help lay the foundation for your own knee maintenance program to create a more resilient knee joint. ‍

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Using your HSA/FSA balance before year end

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The Most Common Hockey Injuries and How To Prevent Them

Here at Los Gatos Physical Therapy, we get it - hockey isn't just a sport; it's a way of life. The thrill of the game, the camaraderie of your team, those pre-game rituals, and the joy of scoring that winning goal—it's all part of what makes hockey so special. But what happens when injury strikes and that beloved game is no longer the same?

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Unleash Your Running Potential

Whether you're a seasoned runner or just starting your running journey, it's essential to optimize your technique and prevent potential injuries. One effective way to enhance your running performance is by undergoing a running analysis. Luckily for you, our Physical Therapists are trained to assist you in your running journey, whether it is rehabbing an existing injury or preventing future injuries from occuring. One way to assist in decreasing your risk for injury, is to get a proper running analysis.

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The Perfect Warm Down Routine To Prevent Knee Pain After Running!

Runners mostly always remember to warm up, no one wants to pull a hamstring halfway through a workout. But, it's actually much more common that runners will forget about a warm-down.

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Attentive, uber competent, responsive, effective treatment of physical therapy needs and diagnosis, with excellent outcomes.  Highly professional, and reasonably priced. Could not recommend them more highly.
- ELLEN J.
I have a past history of torn acls and I can honestly say the therapists here are the best i have ever worked with. between ross and dan i will make it back to my professional season stronger than ever. Highly recommend to anyone.
- JEN L.

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